The Structural Awards 2015

The Structural Awards 2015

The shortlist for The Structural Awards 2015 is released today by The Institution of Structural Engineers, celebrating the extraordinary achievements of structural engineers around the world.

Fontanile Pool

Fontanile Pool in Tarquinia

Architects: LAD

Like the Villae Minimae, the Fontanile Pool is designed to be a machine for observing the landscape: two stone walls are framing the nature around, isolating a single point of view, like an optical device.

The Labyrinth

The Labyrinth in Genk

Design: Gijs Van Vaerenbergh

The installation ‘Labyrinth’ invites the spectator to walk through one kilometre of steel corridors. A series of Boolean transformations create spaces and perspectives that reinterpret the traditional labyrinth.

House in the Mont Tremblant Ski Resort

Houses in the Mont-Tremblant Ski Resort

Design: YH2 Architecture

Located on a plateau in the heart of the Laurentian forest, the house benefits from natural light despite its north-facing aspect and its inverse orientation to the lake.

Brussels Environment Agency Headquarters

Brussels Environment Agency Headquarters

Design: architectenbureau cepezed with Philippe Samyn and Partners

Europe’s largest entirely passive office building on one of Brussels major urban regeneration sites called Tour & Taxis on the inland port’s quayside.

Gyomin Syokudo Restaurant

Gyomin Syokudo Restaurant in Okinawa

Design: Yamazaki Kentaro Design

The Itoman Gyomin Shokudo, located in Itoman, Okinawa was conceived with the aim of supporting and promoting the local tradition and culture through its cuisine.

View from Museum Campus Chicago

ChiDesign Competition

The Chicago Architecture Foundation’s first ever design competition, soliciting ideas and visions for an imagined learning campus in downtown Chicago called the Chicago Architecture, Design + Education Center (CADE).

The Infinite Bridge

The Infinite Bridge in Aarhus

Design: Gjøde & Povlsgaard Arkitekter

The Infinite Bridge is a sculpture by danish architect studio Gjøde & Povlsgaard Arkitekter built and exhibited in connection with the international biennale, Sculpture by the Sea 2015, that takes place in the scenic coastal landscape surrounding the city of Aarhus.

Friargate Coventry Building 2

Friargate Coventry Building 2

Design: Allies and Morrison, Architects

This architecture and urban design practice has been appointed to design the second building to be constructed at Friargate, Coventry’s groundbreaking £100m city centre regeneration project.